Laura Greenberg-Chao

Laura Greenberg-Chao

Special Counsel

Boston College Law School

J.D., magna cum laude

Brown University

B.A., with honors, magna cum laude

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Practice Areas


  • Boston College Law School

    J.D., magna cum laude

  • Brown University

    B.A., with honors, magna cum laude


Laura Greenberg-Chao is special counsel at Sunstein LLP. Her practice includes a wide-range of commercial matters, including contract disputes, employment-related claims, partnership disputes, defense against governmental regulation of cryptocurrencies, and tort claims. She represents individuals and businesses as plaintiffs and defendants in federal court and state court, negotiating cases to settlement where appropriate, advocating for clients in mediation and arbitration, and trying cases to verdict. In 2018, she was recognized as one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “Top Women of the Law.” Laura is a member of the Boston Bar Association’s Business and Commercial Litigation Steering Committee.

Laura is also a litigation partner at Henshon Klein LLP. In addition, Laura is an adjunct professor at New England Law Boston, where she teaches criminal procedure, clinical evidence, and prosecutorial ethics. Laura is an author on a variety of subjects, including the article “Is the Open Road an Open Book?,” (Sci-Tech Lawyer, American Bar Association, Volume 14, Issue 4) about law enforcement’s access to data stored in autonomous vehicles.

Laura’s background includes a distinguished career as a prosecutor for more than fourteen years, primarily at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. She prosecuted hundreds of cases, including trying numerous cases to successful conclusion in New York Supreme Court. In 2006, Laura was promoted by District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau to the position of Criminal Court Supervisor, where she managed fourteen junior trial attorneys in handling thousands of criminal cases. She also worked in the office’s Special Litigation Bureau, where she defended the office from civil lawsuits and focused her practice on mental health issues, working extensively with mental health expert witnesses. Laura moved back to the Boston area at the end of 2012.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Boston Bar Association: Business and Commercial Litigation Steering Committee


  • “Top Women of the Law,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2018

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Practice areas

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